NYU Steinhardt

Digital Media Theory and Practice

  • Course Number: MCC-UE 1031
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 4
  • Description: This course offers students a foundational understanding of the technological building blocks that make up digital media & culture, & of the ways they come together to shape myriad facets of life. Students will acquire a working knowledge of the key concepts behind coding, & survey the contours of digital media architecture, familiarizing themselves with algorithms, databases, hardware, & similar key components. These technological frameworks will be examined as the basic grammar of digital media & related to theories of identity, privacy, policy, & other pertinent themes.
  • Old Course Number: E59.1031